Burnt: The shocking true story of a woman's deception and a man's broken heart. (Paperback)
Michael is a 51-year-old tall, dark and devastatingly handsome established professional living in Sydney Australia. He has a chance encounter with Simone, a beautiful Italian woman, visiting Sydney at a well-known nightspot on the eve of her departure back overseas. The attraction is mutual and their connection electric.
They start a long-distance relationship via skype, email and what turns out to be nearly 7,000 texts over the course of the next seven months. A strong friendship forms and the dream of romance becomes reality when Simone informs Michael she has been offered a job in Sydney and will be moving there permanently.
Follow the chronicle of their flourishing love affair full of raw and erotic passion and unedited texts. The emersion of two lovers into a sea of emotion calls out through Michael's commentary. It is honest, authentic and deeply private.
The relationship appears secure, except for the constant interruptions from Simone's ex-boyfriend, Marco. Marco's regular calls arouse Michael's suspicions to the point where he hires a Private Investigator to finally uncover the truth. What happened next, no one could have anticipated. BURNT is based on a true story.